This article is for any bride-to-be, maid or maiden of honor, bridesmaid, or any other wedding party or family member who is stumped when it comes to wedding favors.
Wedding favors are a must, yet they must also fit your budget.
Take inspiration from the local arts and crafts supply stores in the Sturbridge area. Spend some time eyeing and handling the arts and crafts supplies to see how they can help you create or decorate cheap wedding favors.
1. Wrights Factory Outlet
Find trims, ribbons, craft supplies, and floral supplies at reasonable prices. Use these item to create your own homemade items. Or, use these arts and crafts materials to embellish pre-bought items.
Where is Wrights Factory Outlet? Find Wrights at 559 Main St., Sturbridge Marketplace, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566.
2. Charlton Mills
Charlton Mills has you covered in the box department. If you are looking for wedding favor boxes, you will be thrilled with all of the differently shaped boxes at Charlton Mills.
There are enough small box types from which to choose. They also carry a selection of cheap wedding favor bags.
Buy some cheap boxes or bags, add some favors, tie off with a ribbon, and you’re done!
They also carry the area’s largest variety of ribbons. Ribbons are festive and can be used to adorn your DIY cheap wedding favors.
While there, also peruse their selection of candle making supplies. Homemade candles can make nice and cheap wedding favors. Wrap in some nice material, and personalize in some way with homemade label stickers.
Find Charlton Mills on Route 20 in Charlton, Massachusetts. Need directions? Give them a call at (508)248-7976.
iParty also carries a selection of cheap boxes, bags, bubbles, and more. IParty is loctaed in the Center at Hobbs Brook, where Wal-Mart is also located.
4. Craft Section at Wal-Mart
The craft section at Wal-Mart in Sturbridge has been re-stocked and re-organized. You can find many items you need to personalize wedding favors.
Browse the paper crafts section to find embellishments, craft beads and more that you can use to adorn the homemade items.
The Sturbridge Wal-Mart in Sturbridge is located at Cetner at Hobbs Brook, which is located on Route 20 (specifically 100 Charlton Rd), Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
You don’t need a plan when you are making your own wedding favors. Go in to these stores with an open mind, find some cheap items that you can use, and make your own DIY items. Remember, when making your own wedding favors leave yourself plenty of time before the event to actually make the wedding favors.